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Obituaries

B. Linda White Adkins

B. Linda White Adkins, 69, of Parkersburg, WV, joined her family in Heaven on Monday, January 25, 2021 from the Marietta Memoria Hospital. She was born August 1, 1951 in Logan, WV, a daughter of the late Eamon White, Sr., and Mae Simpkins White. She retired from Verizon in 2004 after 25 years ...

Barbara Ann Argabrite

Barbara Ann Argabrite, of Vienna, WV, passed away at her home on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, following a year long battle with cancer. Following a small graveside service at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, the family is planning a celebration of her life at her home at a date in early spring ...

Ruth Ann Lynch Bennett

Ruth Ann Lynch Bennett, 83, of Belpre, Ohio, died at her daughter’s residence on January 25, 2021. She was born in Parkersburg, WV on December 27, 1936 and was the daughter of the late Earl Edward Lynch and Virginia Mason Lynch Auttonen. Ruth was a woman of many talents. She had worked for a ...

Gene Davis

Gene Davis, 82, of Marietta, Ohio, died on Monday at Marietta Memorial Hospital, as a result of COVID-19. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later time.

Kevin La-Roy Gearhart

Kevin La-Roy Gearhart, 50, of Marietta, lost the battle to cancer in his home on Jan. 23, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Donald L. Jarvis Sr.

U.S. Air Force CMSgt. (ret) Donald L. Jarvis Sr., of Huntsville, Ala., born Dec. 14, 1936 in Minnora, W.V., died January 22nd of complications due to COVID-19. Don is survived by his wife of 6 years, Isadora Bradley Jarvis; son, Donald L. Jarvis, Jr. (Mary Beth) of New York, N.Y.; grandson ...

William L. “Bill” Kidd

William L. “Bill” Kidd, 75, of Lower Salem, passed away at 5:25 a.m., Tuesday, at his home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial following in Salem Township Cemetery. Family will greet friends at the funeral home from 2 - 4 and 6 - ...

Betty E. Meyer

Betty E. Meyer, 84 of Parkersburg, WV, passed away January 24, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born January 14, 1937, in Parkersburg, WV, to the late Thomas Monroe Collins and Nancy Laurine Shultz Collins. Those left behind to cherish her memory include her two sons, James ...

Mary Wanda Miller

Mary Wanda Miller passed into the arms of her Lord Jesus on Saturday at her home in Parkersburg. A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at Grace Baptist Church, 55 Rosemar Road, Parkersburg. Mary will be laid to rest at Glen Rest Memorial Estate in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

Eden Esley Semones

Eden Esley Semones, 80, of Parkersburg, WV, passed away peacefully January 25, 2021, at his home with his family around him. He was born on April 9, 1940 in Rock Gap, VA, and was the son of Alverta Ratliff Pierce and Maynard E. Semones. Eden was owner and operator of Semones and Sons drywall ...

Mary Sutton

Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Holbrooks Sutton, 70, of Williamstown, WV, went to be with the Lord January 23, 2021. She was born October 10, 1950 in Adel Georgia a daughter of the late Warren Lester Holbrooks and Martha (Hunter) Holbrooks. Libby was owner and operator of Pete & Libby’s ...

Gary C. Underwood

Gary C. Underwood, 81, of Williamstown, WV, passed away January 22, 2021, at the Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born January 22, 1940, in Parkersburg the son of the late A. C. and Faun Northrop Underwood. He was a 1958 graduate of St. Marys High School and attended Marshall University. ...

Lloyd Nolan Wright

Lloyd Nolan Wright, 81, of Parkersburg, WV, passed away peacefully at home on January 24, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Nolan was a devoted husband to his wife of 38 years, Linda Carol Petty Wright. He was a cherished brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle to ...

George R. Young

George R. Young, 84, of Ripley, passed away suddenly on January 24, 2021, at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley. He was born January 5, 1937, in Belgrove, WV, a son of the late Dewey Thomas and Sylvia Parsons Young. He was known for his quick Wit. He served his country in the United States Army ...

Shelia Rae Young

Shelia Rae Young, 80, of Belleville, crossed into her heavenly home surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on January 25, 2021, at the Young family home. Shelia was born in Parkersburg, WV, on June 13, 1940, to the late Cecil and Geraldine Eaton. A 1958 graduate of Parkersburg High ...

Judy H. Christopher

Judy H. Christopher, 72, of Belpre, passed away Jan. 23, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. According to her wishes, she was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Emma Lou Ellis

Emma Lou Ellis, 87, of Harmony, passed away on Jan. 25, 2021, at Miletree Center following a long battle (14+ years) with Alzheimer’s. Em was born May 27, 1933, to the late Joseph Blackwell and Macie Harper Ellis. Em retired from G.C. Murphy at Parkersburg where she lived for many years. She ...

Julie Ann Gould

Julie Ann Gould, 54, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away Jan. 23, 2021, at her residence. She was born Nov. 7, 1966, in Elyria, Ohio, a daughter of the late Gary Crites and Patricia Leininger Crites. Julie was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Those left behind ...

Howard William Hornish

Howard William Hornish, 99, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Sunday at his residence. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. He will be laid to rest in the Mt. Harmony Cemetery in Pennsboro. McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home in Pennsboro is assisting the family with ...

Stacey Lynn (Aukscunas) Jones

Born Feb. 1, 1970, in Weston, WV. Passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 21, 2021. Stacey was employed at Harbor Freight where she will be missed for her friendly demeanor and outgoing personality. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses she always made time to share her hope of a better future under ...